OREGON, Portland. Oregon Health & Science University, (OHSU), is a leading health and research university that strives for excellence in patient care, education, research, and community service. Casey Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology at OHSU is recruiting a full-time Retina specialist to work with our current group of ten faculty and three fellows.
This position will join an established and highly regarded University-based practice with clinical, research and educational responsibilities, and will hold an academic appointment. It has a strong established referral base and active surgical load. The group practice consists of 8 optometrists and 52 ophthalmologists offering sub-specialty services in cornea, vitreoretinal disease, ophthalmic pathology and oncology, uveitis and ocular immunology, glaucoma, oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology, low vision and ophthalmic genetics.
Provides clinical care to Retina and Vitreo-retinal patients of the University Hospital and Clinics, affiliated hospitals and clinics, and approved satellite locations; engaging in public service through consultative activities with non-university groups as approved by Department Chair; providing staffing to residents seeing Retina and Vitreoretinal patients; teaching residents and house staff about vitreoretinal diseases; and performing research relevant to vitreoretinal medicine; providing clinical and/or research supervision for ophthalmology residents and fellows. May include activity in satellite locations.
Position Conditions/Qualifications: Requires a current, valid MD license in Oregon and Washington, and completion of an accredited residency program and vitreoretinal fellowship training. Must be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Knowledge and Skills: Strong clinical and patient assessment skills. Detail-oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work. Requires excellent organizational skills and strong communication and patient relations skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels of the organization is essential. Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and creative problem-solving skills are imperative. Must be proactive and detail-oriented. The ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical. The ability to plan and organize technical work and to adapt to a changing work environment is critical. Must be able to assess and develop work tasks and systems in order to optimize clinic performance.
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